North Sentinel Island : This Island is not for Tourists
There are many mysterious destinations around the world, which are still a puzzle for science. One of these mysterious places is North Sentinel Island. This island is famous all over the world for its marine beauty. This island is an integral part of India. North Sentinel Island is located just 60 kilometres from Port Blair, the capital of the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar. Despite being close to Port Blair, the island has not been connected till date. As if it wanted to say that let it should be left to fate. According to government statistics, only a few people live on the island. Whenever an outsider has tried to visit this island. He had to pay the price with his life.
Several attempts have also been made from the government side, but the local residents of the island have rejected the government’s help. Many times people tried to contact the local residents here, but the people here do not want to have friendly relations with any outsider. Because of this, the island is still mysterious today. The people of this island are living like tribals. If you do not know about this island, then let us tell you about it –
In recent years, American citizen John Allen tried to visit North Sentinel Island. In his endeavour, he was helped by local fishermen, but as soon as he reached the island. The locals fired arrows at John. John died in this attack. Since then the government has restricted North Sentinel Island. Permission from the government is required before visiting this island.
In the last few years, this island in India has been asked frequently in competitive examinations. This is such an island, which comes under the rule of India. The government conducts a census here. Humans have been living for about 60 thousand years. But if you want to go to that island, you cannot go.
Meet Sentinel Tribe
The Sentinel tribe living on this island has not faced any external attack till date. These people are of short stature. According to research, on the basis of their texture and linguistic similarities, Jarawa is said to belong to the community. It is also said through carbon dating that the presence of this tribe dates back to 2,000 years ago. It is also claimed that the presence of man on this island is from 60 thousand years ago.
The Government of India issued the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Protection of Tribal Tribes) Regulations, 1956 to protect the tribes. Since then, there is a ban on the entry of any person other than the administration in this area. Even taking photographs or making a film is a crime by law. It is said that these people behave hostilely against outsiders. For the last time in the year 1991, the people of the tribe had taken some coconuts from the administration team. There has been no special contact since then.
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